Ask any ESL teacher that has taught abroad and they’ll tell you that their first few months, heck the first year, is rife with challenges. What happens, though, when the country that you’ve moved to suddenly experiences a health epidemic, like SARS or Avian flu, Here’s what happened to me during the 2003 SARS epidemic in Mainland China.
This is a list of common things and occurrences that you might encounter while living in China. Don’t freak out in China when these things happen to you.
An account of my first week in Northern China in March 2003.
A short story about an evening adventure and a short birthday celebration in the middle of the night in northeast China. Written by Carrie Kellenberger.